Free Admission Sunday at The New York Public Library - see INFO below. The New York Public Library Today: Today the Librarys 92 locations include four research centers focusing on the humanities and social sciences, the performing arts, black history and culture, and business and industry and a network of neighborhood libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Throughout the system, the Library provides free and open access to its physical and electronic collections and information, as well as to its services for people of all ages, from toddlers to teens and adults. Research and circulating collections combined total more than 51 million items, among them materials for the visually impaired. In addition, each year the Library presents thousands of exhibitions and public programs, including classes in technology, literacy, researching, and English for Speakers of Other Languages. The Library serves some 18 million patrons who come through its doors annually; in addition, the Librarys website receives 32 million visits annually from more than 200 countries. Almost overnight, The New York Public Library became a vital part of the intellectual fabric of American life. Among its earliest beneficiaries were recently arrived immigrants, for whom the Library provided contact with the literature and history of their new country as well as the heritage that these people brought with them.
February 23 @ 12pm
where:The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 476 5th Ave, New York, NY (map)
INFO:Admission is free. Phone: 917-275-6975